Barbara Ruth Stoltz was born September 6, 1934 in Olivia, Minnesota to Ervin and
Olive (Dodge) Grabow. Barb graduated from Elgin High School. On June 16, 1953
Barb was a longtime sales representative for Avon. She was a member of Trinity
Lutheran Church in Elgin and the Ladies Aid. She was a longtime member of the
Plainview American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, and had been on the board of the
Plainview Public Library and the Plainview Community Center. She enjoyed
gardening, golf, swimming and her pets, Sadie and Jelly.
Survivors include 2 daughters; Vicky (Todd) Hennessey of Buffalo, NY, Deborah
Stoltz of St. Louis, MO and 1 son; Clayton (Konnie) Stoltz of Midland, Texas. Five
grandchildren and two great-grandchildren and 1 sister; Kathy Grabow of Ormond
Beach, FL also survives. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and 1
A Memorial Service will be Tuesday, May 28, 11 am at Trinity Lutheran Church in
Elgin with Rev. Terrill Bramstedt officiating. Burial will be at Fort Snelling National
The visitation is Monday 5-7 pm at Schad & Zabel Funeral Home in Plainview and 1
hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the American Cancer Society.
Schad & Zabel Funeral Home in Plainview is in charge of the arrangements.
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